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December 2,1982 -1st Permanent Artificial Heart Implant

It never ceases to amaze me at the accomplishments that have come out of the University of Utah. I really never gave the school much thought, and not being from Utah did not really care. Looking through the University’s history and the things that affect my everyday life it is pretty amazing. Nolan Bushnell –… Continue reading December 2,1982 -1st Permanent Artificial Heart Implant

Medicine · Natural Disasters · New York · United States

November 24, 1966-Mystery Smog Kills 400 in New York

I live in an area that has what is called “an inversion” every dang winter. They explain it and explain it, and I just roll my eyes. Warm air trapped under cold air or something. What does it mean to me? Terrible air!! As if January and February weren’t cold, gray, and gloomy enough. Then… Continue reading November 24, 1966-Mystery Smog Kills 400 in New York

Bavaria · Medicine · Nobel Prize · X-Ray

November 8, 1895 – Wilhelm Röntgen discovers x-rays

Beside my curiosity for all things modern medicine, I also work for a radiology software company, so today’s subject matter jumped right into my lap. On the night of November 8, 1895, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen–a Physics Professor at the University of Würzburg–made an unusual discovery. He was testing the path of cathode rays from an… Continue reading November 8, 1895 – Wilhelm Röntgen discovers x-rays